Database Details

Defining Gender – 1450-1910

Type:   Manuscripts
Description:   Defining Gender explores the study and analysis of gender, leisure and consumer culture through a broad range of thematically organized documents such as ephemera, pamphlets, college records and exam papers, commonplace books, diaries, periodicals, letters, ledgers, account books, educational practice and pedagogy, government papers from the Home Office and Metropolitan police, illustrated writings on anatomy, midwifery, art and fashion, manuscript journals, poetry, novels, ballads, drama, receipt books, literary manuscripts, travel writing, and conduct and advice literature from over 21 libraries. Key topics that are addressed within the thematic areas of masculine and feminine perspectives include advice, appearance, anatomy, beauty, balls, birth, children, diet, dress, education, etiquette, entertaining, domestic service, fashion, games, health, marriage, medicine, midwifery, parents, recipes, religion, sexuality, sport, speech and theater. They are indexed to provide ready accessibility for students by person and subject.
Publisher:   Adam Matthew Digital
Creator:   Adam Matthew Digital
Category/Subcategory:   Type / Manuscripts